Smart Power Metering on Course

Production and installation of smart meters gained momentum in 2019 following an agreement between the government-affiliated Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) and SATKAB, a subsidiary of the Energy Ministry
Smart Power Metering on CourseSmart Power Metering on Course

One million old meters have been replaced with smart electricity meters across the nation in the past three years and the same number will be substituted by the end of the current fiscal that started in March, head of the National Smart Metering Program (known as Faham in Persian) said.
“Around 90% of energy-intensive units in agro sector, industries and commercial units have been equipped with smart meters since 2017,” Hadi Modaqeq was quoted as saying by ISNA.
Energy-intensive units (heavy consumers) are those with  (power) consumption is at least 30 kilowatt hours.
The Energy Ministry says close to 70% of consumers are in the average 300-kilowatt hour bracket per month, which is set as a basic consumption model.


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